Alchemical School


In our School, we offer a comprehensive curriculum of Alchemical and Spagyric courses, from history, theory, and inner work to practical laboratory operations and medicine making.

The full core curriculum for the School of Spagyric & Alchemical Arts is a three-Module series combining distance learning with in-person intensives. New students enter the School at Module One, and progress through each Module in turn.

The schedule, tuition, and details for the next series are listed below. To receive an application when enrollment opens, sign up for our e-mail list using the form on the right, making sure to select Alchemical School as an interest.

A sample course is also available- to enter the classroom as our guest, visit our main School website.

Module One: Hermetics, Alchemy, and Spagyrics

Next session: March – November, 2011
Application starts: December, 2010
Tuition: $800
Completely online course

Part One: Know Thyself

  • meditation and inner preparatory work
  • connecting to plants & Nature’s subtle forces
  • philosophical background of Alchemy & Spagyrics
  • subtle energies in the self & lab

Part Two: Plant Alchemy & Spagyrics

  • Spagyric healing principles
  • the Planetary archetypes in healing
  • understanding Salt, Mercury & Sulfur in plants
  • study of Nature and initiatic practice with plant intelligences

Module Two: Basic Spagyric Lab

Next session: April – July, 2012
Tuition: $800
Open to students passing Module One

This Module is in three sessions: two online and one in person

First session: 2 months online classroom

  • introduction to lab work
  • safety, supplies, & equipment
  • technology of herbalism
  • etheric energies in the lab
  • fully guided with text, lectures, and student forums
  • individual support for each student

Second session: 4 day intensive in Oregon

  • hands on application of lab studies
  • creation of a basic Spagyric Essence
  • distillation techniques & applications

Third session: 6 weeks online classroom

  • student application of the processes learned
  • personal & classroom support of lab practice

Module Three: Advanced Spagyric Lab

Next session: September – October, 2012
Tuition: $900
Open to students passing Module Two

This Module is in two sessions: one online and one in person

First session: 5 day intensive in Oregon

  • advanced distillation work
  • using more complex lab setups
  • extraction of different types of essential oils
  • extraction of different types of plant salts
  • creation of Spagyric Magisteries and Plant Stones

Second session: 6 weeks online classroom

  • student application of the processes learned
  • personal & classroom support of lab practice
Other courses are planned, including an advanced Mineral Alchemy course, and short lessons on Talisman Making. Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates and additions to the curriculum.

How to Participate:

  • use the box on the right side of this page to sign up for our newsletter, making sure to indicate your interest in the Alchemical School
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  • visit our School News & Updates page for announcements and developments